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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 8 January 1892

tmmtfttnt mmtt VOL. LT. BENKCSTGTO, YT., PRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1892. NFMBER 51. Business EUvcctorn.. O. H. MASON. ATTORNEY AT LAW. Adams' Ulock. Bennington. Vt. M C. H. UAKLIMU. AjCTORNEY ATLAW. Odlct) ovcr First National bank, 44t' Bennington. Vt, DR MARY PARTRIDGE. o FFICEAT RESIDENCK, SltfJ No.4 iiain st.. i;enninpton, v i. COAIi! C0AL1 COAL ! L1ME AND CEMENT AT W1I0LKSALE AND KETAIL. Depot tu, J. U.LORING . (X).. Bennington. U. A. PIERCE, 13 OOKSEI.LER, PRINTKR, STATIONER Ilasner Buildine,) North t., Bennington. JAMKS B. MEACHAM. ATTORNEY AND OOIINSELOn AT LAW. 1S SHELDON & CUSHMAN. ttornej s and Counsollori at Law, anu Hollcl J. tors In (Jhancery. No. 807 Uain Streot, Bennington. Vt. m ,mwB W B. Sheldon. II. T. Cushinan. BATCHELDEIi fc BATES. TTORNEY8 AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW lX and Solicitors ln Chancery. Otlice over First National Bank, Bennington. 36U J . K. BATCHELDER. E. L. BATE8. DR. B. O. JENNEY, Dentist. SUCCESSOR TO DR. J. N. SCRANTON0 I prepared to perform all operatio...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 8 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON BANNER, FKLDAY, JANUARY 8,. 1892. lSERTUA'S tESSON. Tho littlo Frencb clock on the mantcl Htruck ten as Bertha Ainslce, in the most pcrfect of. morniriB tollots, camo languidly dowu to lier brcakfast. A frown camo over lier faco as sho sat own to tbo table. Tho damask vras soilcd, tho stcak burncd, and tlie cocoa ill preparcd. Mra. Ainsleo carao in, tinxious and nervous, '"l'm so sorry, dear," sho said, "I am afrald thoro is nothing you can eat. I meant to pre pare your brcakfast mysclf, but I could not ilud time. Susan loft for hor vaca tion yestorday, aud Jlary is vory busy. Tho woman, with wliom sho has becn boarding lier littlo girl, has dicd. The child is not woll and it scomed crucl to put hor into stramjers' hands, so I told Mary slio niight bring hcr hero until somo othcr arranjomciit could bo made." "Oh, sparo mo!" criod Bertha. "Don't mako mo a conlldant of your domostio troubles. You kuovf italways gives mo a hoadacho. But. really, mamma, I dis aprovo of yo...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 8 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON BANNER, FKIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1892. TIIU HLOCK SIGNAL STSTKM. At tho mceting of tlio dircctors of the New York Central railroad rcccntlyit vras decided to put in tlio Sykes block system frora New Tork to Buffalo. It is estimatcd that the introduction of this system will cost tlio company between $300,000 and $400,000 and tho annual cx pense of onorating it will approximato $200,000. Tlio.contracts for tho work between New York and Poughkeepsie have becn signcd and contracts forcom pleting tho systoin along tho entiro liuo aro being propared. It is oxpccted that tho systom will bo in opcration in six months. Thcre are sovcral kinds of what is known as tlio Sykes block signal system in use, bnt tho ono to bo adopted by tho Central is tho absoluto Sykes devicc. Tho system providcs for a station every half milo or so at whicli a telcgraph operator is locatcd. Each station has a signal towcr. By designating tho towers ns A, B, and C, tho rcader will get a clcarer understandin...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 8 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON BANNEE, ERTDAY, JANUARY 8, 1892. BENNINGTON BANNER BENNINGTON: FltlDAY, JANUARY 8, 1892. Diaiiiks at tlio -Banxeh stationcry storc. Get your stationcry for thc now year printcd at tius ouiee. Fkakk Knapp is quite ill, baving bocn taken worso Monday. Mks..C. 13. Knmi.E has been ill fortwo weoks with la Grlppe, but is bettcr. Mits. F. C. White goes next vrcok to visit frioiuls in Eastern Massachusctts, A. C. Lauarkb is contcmplating a trip to tlio Uermudas and Cuba for liis Hcaltli. J:rrv Finn, slck for scvcral wcoks yith pncumunia following an attack of lct urippc is nnproving. Tiie new G. A. B. nost. Sixth Corps. No. 112, mects in Odd Fellows" hall this evening to cnmpiete lts organization. E. S. Riiidell and wife, of Olean, N, Y aro visiting at L. D. Ilnmlon's. Mrs. ' IRiddell is Mr. Hamlen's only sister and .xhis is her lirst visit in Hfteen years. Tiie illnc8s of Mrs. II. S. Norton has "kcpt licr dangliter away from tlio duties as tcacher in tlio Gradud Schools tli...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 8 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON BANNER, EKIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1892. cnlled for. Accordinqlr, aftor thcir usu&l devotional exercises, cach lady womlccl lier lonoly way to tho homo of lior rcspcctivo Roiitlomnn, and vcry pal ' lantjy escorted hira back to tlie residenco moutioned abovo, wheru a very enjoyablo urouint; was spent in ploasant conversa tiou und various amuscmi'iits. Much mirtli was canscd by tho duvotcd atten tiou of tho ladies to tlieir gentlcmcn, in sorving tho refreslimcnts previonsly pre narcd. Of courae cach lady was in duty liouiid to rco lier invitud friond safuly liomc, bccauso "Alanima said I mustn't bo out late." Wo do not liko to be per Nonal, so will not mcntion tlie two bash ful youns men, who lcft ko unceremon iously, much to tho dbuust of tlieir cs oorts. It is expcctcd that thero will be pvcach ing in tho Biiptibtchuroh next Sunday inorning. W. c. Woodford. (fot uscd to 1892 ? llroke your "rcsolution ?" It snows a little now aud then, Ilavo you "i)loked" yonr calcndar yet...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 8 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON BANNER, FEIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1892. What 1801 IIa Adiled to the World't ' Upllftlne Acilvltjes. 1891 has witnessed a good deal of the -world's upward and forward movement and very littlo in a largo yiew for tlie pessiraist to fced oh. Europe has kept the pcace. The terra of the Triplo Alli anco has bcen extended. Russia and Franco havo corao to a secret undcr standing. Parncll's melancholy down fall nnd dcath, followcd by tho bitter brawls of tho Irish faotions, seems to havo failed of tho harm that would nat urally be expectcd, becauso the English Liberals adhero, in spite of it all, to their Ilomo Hulo polioy. Primary education in England has beeu mado praotically free by tho passage of a hill by Parlta ment appropriating monoy for tho gov crnment to pay tho fces herotoforo cx acted of pnpil? in tho schools. Franco is advancing hopefully towards a solu tion of tho prohlem of tho completo sep aration of church and statc. Tho great striko in Bclgium for uniYcrsal sulTrag...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 8 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON BANNER, ERIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1892. Evenlnc Dresoesj and Vrnp. Tho now ovoning dresscs are univer versrtlly traincd, and cut low in tho ncck with short, modcrately lngli slcovcs. Tho cliarminft ovcning dress hcro illus tratcd is made of paleSovres-blue.draped with black not, spanglcd with hlue, and linislied with pcndunt frinpes of blno spangles. Tho dress is intcnded for dancing, and is but slightly traincd. Tho cntire undcrskirt of satin is covered by tho spanglcd ncr, which is drapcd up in graccfnl folds. Tho bodico is edged with a fringo of spangles, and a sirailar fringo cdges tlio drapcry of not across tho hust of tho satin bodice. Ono of tho handsomcst traincd ovcning dresscs rc cently madc up, was of white moiro silk, ntriped at intcrvals of two inclics, with linlf-inch lincs of yellow and of tuniuoiso bluo satin. This dress was niado with a front pctticoat of ycllow satin, stripcd witli four-inoh bands of gohl nct, stud dcd with Parisian sapphiics, and cauglit d...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 8 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON, BANNER, ER1DAY, JANUARY 8, 1892. FKBG TABIES. Tlio Intcrstate Commi'rco Cummlsslon, last Thursday, decidcd somo of tlio qufcs tions ns to iho so-called freo transporta tion or paspes, raisod by tho complaint of Senator Chandler in iho matter of tlio Bostun and Maino Hoad. Tho following !b a summary of the dccisions: Tlio Hostou and Maino railroad Com panv in itsanswor Rtated that it was in thelrbit of giving piiFsesas a busincss fcattiro of its adruinistratlon to numer ous cl.tb.ses of porsons. which it specificd in tho answcrs, as follows: Cla sl includes sick, mcossitous or in ligent pers in, In sliort, all cascs of hanty strictly. Class 2 includcs gentlomcn liko Hon. Jamcs W. Uradbury, long eminent in the public service. Olass 3 includcs proprietors of summcr hotcls and largo boaiding houses, con lorraably to a practico which has long oxisted among tho railroads of New England, Class 4 includcs wivcs of employcs and othcr immcdiato members of em ploycs' families. ...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 15 January 1892

IPmnittftett mmti VOL. LT. BENNINGTON, VT., FBIDAY, JANUARY 15, 1892. NUMBER 52. 1 Busincss SHrcctorn.. C. H. MASON. TTOKNEY AT LAW. L Adams' lilock. Bennington. Vt. 3-J G. H. DARLINU. 'A rrORNEY ATLAW. Offlc over FirtNatlonal bank, 44tf Bennington. Vt, DR MARY PARTRIDGE. o FFICEAT RESIDENCK, oltfj Ko.4!Zain Bi.. r.ennineiun, i. COALt COALl COAL1 -T 1ME AND CEMENT JU AT WUOLESAIjE AND HETAIL. Ocpot st., J. II.LORIN-' CO.. Bennington. 0. A. PIERCE, B OOKSELLEIt, PIUNTER, STATIONKR AND llljAHn. uuun. MAHiaui Baancr Building.) North nt., Bennington. JAMES 13. MEACHAM. ArrBNEY nnySELOR ATLAW. 1. SHELDON & CUSIIMAN. ttornm s and Coun3ellor3 at I-aw, anu rtollcl tois In Clianccry. No. 3U7 Uain Strect, Bennington. Vt. JDtf-82 W B. Sheldon. II. T. CusUman. BATCIIELDER & BATES. AlTOttNEYS AND COUNSELLOUS AT LAW and Sollcitorn in Chancery. UISxx over First Natlonal Bank, Utfnnlngtou. Mtf V K.BATCHELDEK. jj. L. BATES. Dli. D. O. JENNEY, Dentist. 'L3UCCESS0R TO Dlt. J. N. SCIIANTON.) ij...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 15 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON BANNEE, FKIDAY, JANUAEY 15, 1892. IIOW I BLEW UP TUK MIL7VIONAIKI5 l'in not a crank, ner soclallet, nor anarchlst. nor snch; I do not love mjself. I think. nor inoiey, over- much: ,, I rrork-l'iu alwaja worttlnK. the weary year all round. . . . . n And while I work 1 elnit the song, '-Let Sweet Cnntent Aboundl' -AaU yet, for all that, I coufess I spealc my mind at ilnirs, To mu who peem to me to be too Ioaded oown with riime. .Aod tbat is how I came lo co on Chrietraas Jut -lud WeVup Mr. Stockanbonds, the noted mll Iionnlre. lle can't dnv himsrlf to ie. because way back, Hls ninther's brotbcr's nephew wedded Aunt Kui'hros.vne, Sb when I sent ray nme In by tho awful offlce- He saM'Oh.bother brlughimln; 111 ctandit if I ran!" Ilieard the cruolorder andl atcppeil wlthln the dour, Jftifl I gave this rlch relation amosteloquent out I toldSihn'ho was dooraed to dwell with Pivea In Inrl nl,l tl,M lintvl'nn .l.'rvUll JCt with QUltC 811 Kamern alr; I auoted Scrlpiuie. Tennyson...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 15 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON BANNER, TTALTBH A. WOOD. Tho Story ofn Usrfnl Mfe The Journey min MnPhlnUt Whn hna Fxtcneled Ula Ileputatlon to tho Fonr Quurtera of tho Globe Inventor nnd Manufacturcr of the Wood Farra Maehlnerv Tho Foremoat Cltlzcn of lIooalck-ItepretentallTe lo Conerru. Onr practical ago honors its captaitic of inclustrr. It givcs tlicmRiibstanti.il rcwards wliilo thoy romain in tho ilcsh aiid it assnrcs tlicra of famo comnion snrale llli thcir ileservinRS. Thc iu ventor in our drtvholds tlie distinguishod placo tliat former gcncrations nave to great soldiers. Tlio victories of peaco are of no lcss magnitude tlian tliosc of war. Aniong inventors who justly liave a claim to tho reniembraiico of tbeir fel-low-citiznns AValter A. AVood is de scrvcdly prominent. But ho was moro th.m an iuventor. IIo was suustaiitially tlio crc.itorof tlioprosperousand promis ing villace of Iloosick Falls. Before lio bcgan the liroduction of liis niachincs Iloosick Falls was an insignillcant rural plac...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 15 January 1892

'ERltit, NUARY 1 51892. BBNNINGTJON.BANiNjER; ' m" ' : t BENNINGTON: FUIDAYJANUAnY 15, 1S02. The B.vnner entors its 02nd year. Holi on to your good resolutions. Leap year. Off hats to tlio ladies. Miss Fiiiklia Tutti.e la quitc ill vrltli a severocold. Miss Liz.ik Coopek gne8 iu a few -wceks to Washington, D. C. II us. F. C. White wcnt to Boston "Weduesday last fora visit with hcr rela Ttvcs. Sei.uy Omt, formerly with E. II. Xiown, now of Troy, N. Y., is in town on business. Tiiu Philharmonics havo doflivitelydo tfdcd to bring out tho "Mikado" a scn b!q conclusion. Tin: Rcy. ffm. B. Walkcr has been in ZTcw York city this week, going down Jlouday moruing. It lias bccn noticcd tliat la Qrippe gocs lardest with thoso who aro bohind on iheir ncwspapcr nccouutB. Mns. Cyuus Ai,uen of Now York ity, is in Bennington visitiughcrdaugh ter, Mrs. Louis A. Graves. We dcsiro to thank our frionds, ono and all. who aro sending us such kind O"icssions of cncouragcmeut, day by day. mV.b. G. F. Leohah...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 15 January 1892

Xor. 2-ith, 1S0S, After -attending tho soliools of Pownal, ho spcnt sorao tirao at Williiunft Collego, leaving thord fat tho death of his mother, tho buslness af fairs of the family dcnanding liis atten tion at home. Mr. Uarber was marricd to Carolino Wrinht, daughter of tho lato Judge Sarauel Wright, Novcmber 30th, 1ST.1. Mrs. Barbcr was boru Augtist 2"tli, 1800, and is tho only ono who sur vivcs of a family of thirtccn childrcn. Ou tlio30th of Novembcr 1S91, Mr. and Mrs. Uarber celebrated tho 00th anni vcrsary of thcir marricd llfo with a family gathcring. Mr. Barbcr was a captain in tho Vermont Militia (priur to tlio civil war) for many ycars. ilo ear ried on tlio largo farm whero tho Hon. Samuel .1. Gardner resides for overforty ycars, from whioh placo ho removcd to 'tho "Malhew Uatehelder placo," so callcd, in tho villago of Pownal, in 1873, whero ho residcd till his doath. flo was a member of tho Mothodist Episcopal church; in politicsa Kepublican, strong in his bclief and stc...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 15 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON BANNER, EKIDAY, JAMJAEY 15, 1892. A KOT4IU.K FAMILY. Ilrotlier and Slttrr Both Aclileved Nh tlonnl Krputatlon. East Ahmnqtox, Vt., Jan. Oth, 1S02. To the Eilttor qf the lianner: Deak Sin: I cnclososlip talcen from the Cairo, 111., Snnday Mominjj Tetegram of Dec. 20th, ult., thinkinij pcrliaps you wouUl liko to copv it in your paper. lloth Mr. and Miss Safford wero widoly known iu Vermont, and in fact in almost evory Stato in tlio Union. 8. Tho tlcttlis of Dr. Mary J. Safford and hor distinRuished brother, Govornor A. P. K. Safford, that followcd oaoh othor iu quick succossion at Tarpon Springs, Florida, havo already becn rofcrrcd to at lcnpth iu tho columns of tho Tetegram wliun they occurrcd. They wero brother and sister of tho lato A. 1J. Safford who -was so well known in Cairo, in whoso momory the library building on Wash ington avenue was erected by his widow, Mrs.Anna E. Safford, who still lives in the city. Botli lmd lived lonj; and use ful livcs and both acliio...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 15 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON BANNER, ERIDAY, JANUARY 15, 1892. TIIE COILKAN" HAVE IN NO SENSE 1IACKKD lOWN. Wiisliineton despatches say: Tho lirobability is tliat tlio Presiilent will Mcnd tlio corrcspondenco with Oliile to Concrcss at :m arly day. Whothor it will uo accompaiiicd uy a tncssatro wliicli will exnlain tlio attituuo of tlio Adminis- trntion is :i matter wliicli tho I'residont i r ' .. l . : lr -vt r 1, ; Cabitidt is ablo to mako any Btatcmctit rejjarfihi;: it. It is not lirobablo tliat tlio Trcsidcnt will caro to wait for any fur tlier oflicial commimications from tlio liovcriinicut of Cliile. Tlio dispatch wliicli was prescntcd by Jlinister Montt last wcck is a siiflicicnt illustration of tlio oflicial ilocuineiiU wliicli aro likely to bo submittetl to tliis Governmcnt by tlio Govcrnmunt of Cliile. Tliis oflicial noto of tlio Cliiluan Cabi nct, it can bo statcd. makos a vcry 1111 ikasunt impression in administrative circles. If tliis oflicial documcnt of tho C'hiloan Uovcrninuiit is...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 15 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON BANNER, FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 1892. 4 COMIESPONDENCE. Our nilutieapollt ,Leilnr. Minneapolis, Minn., Jan. 7, 1S92. Edltor Banner Dkaii Sir: Tho vlow frora tho window this morning looks as thouRh wo miRht havo somo sleigliiug at last. but it seems Rtraniro to wait so lonc - for it in thls locallty. Thoro waga.tlme. Jor a fow days that tho Blolehs woro; ns; sf ii'ommoil asj wti;ona otx tlio streeU1, butiit! litl not last lonp; ono uay' s tnaw tirovo tbo runnors out of scrvico. My stay liero this wintor is lonRcr than it was a year ago, and I hayo bccomo bottor ao iuainted with tbo placo. Tho peoploaro 2uito nntorprising, and dovotcd to tho ovelopment of tho resources and possi bilitics of lifo in this youthful motropo lis. I snpposo tho "Twin Citics" will outgrow thcir spiritof antaRonistic rival ry after awhilo and become ono in namo as they avo fast bccomitirj in rcality. I will copy a fow notcs to show tbo rapid iloveiopment of tho placc. Tho first wlnto child was born...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 22 January 1892

T" BENNINGTON, VT., FRIDAYj JANUARY 22, 1892. YOL. LTI. NUMBBR 1. JBusincss JDivcctovn. C. H. MASON. A' TTORNEY AT LAW. . . . Adnma' WocK. uennimnon. v i.. C U. DAUL1NU. AfTORNEY ATLAW. OIHcb ovcr First National bank, 41tf Hcnnlnston. Vt. DK MAIIY PARTRIDGE. o FFICEAT RESIDENCE, SltfJ Ko.412 Muin St.. i:pnningion. COAL! COALI COAL! LIJIE AND CEMKNT AT WllOLESAI.E AND 11ETAIL. .Depotst., J. Il.LOr.ING & CO., Bennington. 0. A. PIEP.CE, B OOKSELLER. PIUNTER, STATIONKll AND UIjAJNU UUUn DlAiJi. Baaner Biilldlns,) North it.. Bennington. JAMES U, MEACIIAM. ATTOBNFA AND . , .'WIN-SELOIt AT LAW. 16 SHELDON & CUS1IMAX. ' ttorueisaudCounselbriat Uw.anuSolicl A tors m Chancery. No. Uain street, BATOUELDEB & UATES. A ITORN'EYS AND U0UN8ELL0RS AT LAW J. and Solicltors In Chancery. Offlco over Firt Xntional Bank. Uenni aSton.Xtl J . K. BATCUKLUEP. L L. BAtbh. Dlt. B. O. dENNEY, Dentist. ouCCESSOIl TO Dlt. J. N. SCltANTONO O Is prcpared tn perforra all opcrations in Dent siry in a thor...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 22 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON BANNER, FRLDAY, JANUAHY 22, 1892. TIIK LOST Bf)Y. Xt was a cold wlntcr ovcning, and old XSore.is whistled and wliirled tlio snovr ApitcfuUy about Uio tvimlowa aud doors aud bangcd Uio looso shuttcrs in a sav ago way, as i angry tliat tbc group of laugbing boys and glrls about tlio blaz tog beartbstono sbould bid deflanco to Us powcr. Father was reading and nodding in liin big arm-chair, in tlio scnrmest corncr of our snug nook. Hotlicr was busy with tlio inovitablo knitUng, whilo Unclo Paul leancd bis chin ou bis stafl", and watcbcd tlio pranks crf lils grand-nepbows aud nieccs, wlio clustcrcd about bis cbair, witb au atmifcd smilo or quict cbuckle. 'Unclo Paul" was our ruothcr's unclc, and an old, old nian. As long ago as I on romcmbcr, bis faoo was searacd and igrinkled from brow to obin, bis scanty locks wero wbito as snow,and bo walkod (ecbly by tlio aid of two cancs. IIo uscd (o pay long visits to onr bomc, wlicro bo tms rcccivcd with grcat cordiality, for to lov...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 22 January 1892

THE BENNINGTON BANNER, ERIDAY, JANUAEY 22, 1892. OEFBURED COITNTT ITEMS. Mortn Pownal. A Fablo with a Moral: Ono summer's day two femalo Bitlerons, who livcd ou tho shorcs of a millpond, went fortli to mako a call npon anotlicr sister Uitteron, who lived with her husband on tho op posito siilo somo conMdcrablo distanco up thc stream. Now tltis spccics of bhd, is known uinoug men, by a vulariiml in lcl!cato name, wliich if writtcn in a com munlcation scnt by mail, would subject tho writer to a pcnaltv nndcr tho postal Jaws of tho country. Theso birda aro iilwnvs tliin i ilesh. Tlieir foaturos aro peaked, cc-mmi to a sharp point in a vcry loiiR bill. This bill thoy uso to catch worms and snails in tho bottom-mud of tho pond, and this scaichinR in tho dirt for their natural food, is supposcd by scicntists to bo ono canso of their bonoy thinnoss. And on account of their form and tho nniso tlicy mako wlien on tlio wing, which secms to lio a cry condomn mg all othcr birds for their criiii...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Bennington banner. — 22 January 1892

THE BENMNGTON BAKNER, ' FRTDAY, JANUARY 22, 1 892. BENNINGTON BANNER. BENNINGTON: FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 1S!2. A. .1. Dkwev hns just rccovercd from ji severo altack of la Grippe. Mits. H. L. IIovkk gavo a ladics Hj.wP party Satuiday afternoon, lasU Tiik Rov. W. J. Chapman ot Cam bridge, N. Y.. was in town Monday. Mits. B. F. Foon is visitinsr at tho homo of her sister in Oswego Falls.N. Y. Maj. A. B. Vai.entink liaa bccn ab- Kont tliis weck in HosUm .inu Now lork. Fiiani; Bis.vni'oim gavo readings in West Troy, N. Y., Monday ovcning, Jan. istii. HIji. anh Mits. EnWAiti) L. Bates wcut to Chicairo. 111.. last Saturdav for a slinrt visit with liis brotlicr, Robert P. Batcs. Mits. Chas. T. BuitT cntertainnd a muubcrof her laly frienks at a card Sarty Wednesday aftcrnoon, fromSto o'clock. Tiik "Round Tablo Reading Club" cjclcbrated its first annivor.sarv by hav Ing a good llmc in general, at tlio homo Of MNs Sophronia Collins, last Tucsday crciiing. Pnoi'LK sometimcs scoff at la Grippe, (it...

Publication Title: Bennington Banner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
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